FA Coaching Disabled Footballers Course (June 2nd, 2018)

FA Coaching Disabled Footballers Course

Date: Saturday 2nd June, 2018
Venue: Priory City of Lincoln Academy, Skellinghtorpe Road, Lincoln, LN6 0EP
Time: 9am-5pm
Cost: £50 | £45 (Charter Standard Development / Club member) | £40 (Charter Standard Community Club member / FA Licensed Coach)
Pre-requisite: FA Level 1 Coaching in Football Qualification

The course is six hours and covers both theory and practical elements and by the end of the workshop each participant should be able to meet the following outcomes:

• Apply and extend your existing coaching skills and experience to meet the needs of players with a range of impairments
• Establish basic communication skills for coaching disabled footballers
• Use appropriate terminology
• Identify appropriate safety and medical considerations
• Plan a wide range of coaching sessions for disabled footballers
• Using the Inclusion Spectrum, plan your coaching sessions to include disabled players or provide alternative appropriate opportunities
• Understand the player pathways available for disabled players including the appropriate structure for competition.
Practical Involvement: Candidates will be encouraged to participate practically to maximise their opportunities for learning (This however will not prevent successful completion of the award).
Assessment Required: N/A


Hykeham Town Ladies 1st Team Physiotherapist/Sports Therapist Needed – Voluntary Position

Hykeham Town Ladies 1st Team are seeking voluntary support in the role of a Physiotherapist/Sport Therapist. Hykeham Town F.C. is a FA Charter Standard Club that is committed to supporting its workforce. The successful appointment will be supported through qualifications such as an FA Emergency First Aid, FA Safeguarding Children and others as and when required. The successful appointment will also be supported and required to go through a FA CRB Check. It is expected that you have a recognised qualification in sports therapy/physiotherapy (e.g. Level 3 in Sports Massage Therapy).

Location: Priory City of Lincoln Academy (Thursday evenings: 7:30pm – 9pm) / Ruston Sports & Social (Sunday’s ‘Home Fixtures’ 1pm – 4pm) / Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire (Sunday ‘Away Fixtures’ – timings TBC on a weekly basis)

Responsible to:  Hykeham Town Ladies 1st Team Manager & Director of Football

Purpose of Post: To deliver injury therapy services to all players involved in the Hykeham Town Ladies First Team at training and weekly fixtures. Promote and protect the health and wellbeing of all players within the team.

Start Date: ASAP

If you’re interested in the above post please contact Chris Funnell – director@hykehamjfc.co.uk

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Coaching Disabled Footballers Course, Lincoln

Lincolnshire FA are delivering an FA Coaching Disabled Footballers Course, Saturday 16th September, Cherry Willingham School, 9am-4pm.

The course itself runs over a 1-day period for 6-hours; this will cover both theory and practical elements of delivery throughout the day and should you wish to gain further hands-on experience beyond this 1-day course there will be opportunities to link in with local clubs within your area.

Course Prerequisites: Minimum 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football

The link below provides further information around the course content.


Course fee: £50.00

Should you have any additional questions about the course please feel free to contact Michelle Marshall (Michelle.Marshall@lincolnshirefa.com).